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Peter FitzSimons is a journalist with the Sydney Morning Herald and Sun-Herald, and a busy events and motivational speaker. He is the author of over twenty-seven books, including Tobruk, Kokoda, Batavia, Eureka, Ned Kelly, Gallipoli and biographies of Douglas Mawson, Nancy Wake‚ Kim Beazley‚ Nick Farr-Jones‚ Les Darcy, Steve Waugh and John Eales, and is one of Australia's biggest selling non-fiction authors of the last fifteen years. Peter was named a Member of the Order of Australia for service to literature as a biographer, sports journalist and commentator, and to the community through contributions to conservation, disability care, social welfare and sporting organisations. He lives with his wife, Lisa Wilkinson, and their three children in Sydney.

Books by Peter FitzSimons

Victory at Villers-Bretonneux
The Great Aussie Bloke Slim-Down
Batavia
Fromelles and Pozières
Ned Kelly
Gallipoli
The Great Australian Writers' Collection 2013
Eureka: The Unfinished Revolution
Mawson
And Now For Some Light Relief...The Genuinely Funny Joke Book
'FitzSimons’s Gallipoli is the kind of book every Australian backpacker should read on the way to the Anzac Cove memorials.' The Australian